In a Minding the Campus essay, Professor K. C. Johnson reflects on the implications of categorizing faculty members as “white/Jewish.” The deepening obsession with each individual’s ancestry and religious affiliation is unsettling. Any why should the racial makeup of the CUNY faculty reflect the demographics of New York City any more than the racial makeup of, say, the Yankees or the New York Philharmonic does? Most people can see the folly of this approach when it comes to other professions.
The White House is proposing what would amount to a second estate tax. The one we already have is bad enough.
Senator Tom Cotton’s report on the service branch gets a lot right about the upper ranks, but the enlisted side remains in dire need of attention.
The New Zealand weightlifter, who was born and competed as a male, has clear advantages over female competitors.
American men have fewer friends than in decades past. We should dedicate time to fostering friendships. They provide an immediate and enduring reward.
Democrats are treating the infrastructure and reconciliation bills as linked, and so should Republicans and everybody else.
College Republican chapters all over the country claim they are being disenfranchised by a president seeking to consolidate power.
Scott Gottlieb, who led the FDA during the Trump administration, blasted the varied projections as ‘deeply disappointing and not actionable.’
Following their victory over New Zealand, the team’s next match will be against Australia.
Our great-grandchildren are liable to recognize our chauvinism and wonder.
Succumbing to the all-too-human urge to hate for the sake of hating, to belong for the sake of belonging, stands in opposition to the Founders’ ideals.
But do the Wolverine Watchmen militia members have a valid claim?
Today, the compulsive habit of comparison driven by our democratic way of life has gotten entirely out of hand.